African Plant Database


Suregada procera (Prain) Croizat
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Suregada
Basionym : Gelonium procerum Prain
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gelonium procerum Prain (1911)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Generally dioecious, sparingly branched evergreen shrub 2-7,5 m tall, or a straggling to large, much-branched tree with a crooked bole and a heavy spreading crown, to 24 m tall; stems angular, zigzag.
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Ecology : Forest; sometimes at edges or in secondary associations, riverine and by swamps; also characteristic of dry evergreen forests (C Kenya, N Tanzania); montane forest with Podocarpus gracilior, Aningeria (= Pouteria) adolfi-friedericii, Warburgia; etc..
  S. Africa; not in Somalia (= S. zanzibariensis).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree - Ht 3 - 8 m. Alt: 120 - 1675 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 107940
 
Record n°107940
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